547. Compensation for disturbance and sub-tenancies.

547.     Compensation for disturbance and sub-tenancies.

Where the tenant1 of an agricultural holding2 has sub-let the holding3 and the sub-tenancy terminates4 by operation of law in consequence of the termination of the tenancy by reason of a notice to quit or counter-notice5, the sub-tenant is entitled to compensation for disturbance as if he were a tenant quitting in consequence of such a notice or counter-notice6. Further, the tenant is not debarred from recovering such compensation by reason only that, owing to not being in occupation of the holding, on the termination